Healthy Food

Adopting a vegetarian lifestyle

Adopting a vegetarian lifestyle by Pip Atherstone-Reid   One of my teachers, Prof. Wang, used to tell me that being Vegetarian was not only about avoiding meat but was also about your lifestyle. Adopting a Vegetarian lifestyle meant that you practiced Ahimsa; non-violence.  Not just non-violence to the animals by not eating them, but also [...]

Broth for the Soul (now FODMAP and vegetarian friendly!)

Broth for the Soul (now FODMAP and vegetarian friendly!) We are excited to have on our shelves nutra organics broth range. You can find on our shelves two vegetarian options, chicken and beef. Nutra Organics make it convenient to have a healthy nutritious filled snack. It’s as simple as adding two teaspoons to 250ml of [...]

Go for whatever makes you happy!

  Go for whatever makes you happy! by Dr. Leela Klein (TCM)   If someone asked us to describe a healthy lifestyle, we would probably talk about a wholesome diet, plenty of exercise, refraining from alcohol and smoking and getting sufficient sleep. According to Chinese medicine teachings, however, cultivating our mind and emotions is even [...]

Addictions, Understanding our body chemistry

Understanding how our body chemistry works can help us to prepare and to succeed in cutting down and withdrawing from addictive foods and other substances. Neurotransmitters are chemicals that form part of the body’s chemistry and are released within the brain and body. They help to create our moods, our sleep cycle, muscle co-ordination, pain [...]

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Three Tips for Autumn Wellbeing

Autumn marks the end of the growing season, having provided the harvest, nature now makes everything bare. In this season nature lets go of its abundant creation of the past year in a grand final display. Just like in nature, our bodies transition through ‘seasons’ with different organs, physiology and aspects of ourselves in focus [...]

The nature of winter and your body

Winter is the time of rest and retreat, where the Yin Qi is now dominant and the Yang Qi moves inward to regenerate. In nature winter is a time of stillness and quiet. Cold causes things to slow down and contract, making you feel even colder and can lead to symptoms such as cold hands [...]

Essential nutrients for immunity

As the beautiful Autumn days arrive, so do the scarves and woolly jumpers!  The change in temperature is a reminder to prepare our bodies for the upcoming winter. So what are the essential nutrients for the prevention of the winter “lurgies”? our common colds or flu's? This will vary from person to person, but let [...]

Homeopathic Awareness Week

“Homeopathy is wholly capable of satisfying the therapeutic demands of this age better than any other system or school of medicine” - Charles Menninger, founder of the Menninger Clinic Every year for a week beginning April 10th homeopaths and communities gather together to share education and accessibility of homeopathy. In celebration of Samuel Hahnemann’s birthday [...]